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she is kind of -- i think, a free spirit in a way. michelle: the excitement quickly turns to confusion. melbourne po ce officers arrived. they talked to the potential winner, emerging with baffling use. >> they say she did not win every in -- win. michelle: is this a hoax? >> she does not want the publicity and all that stuff. michelle: it is hard to tell, more news crews arrive including the networks. police park in front of the house. for everyone, the media, melbourne beach, the nation, it is a waiting game. what do you think about this? >> if i won the powerball, i would be outside and saying it. i would drive to tallahassee right now. michelle: we also heard rumblings and a small celebration at the house last night.
this all plays out. michelle meredith, wesh 2 news. angela: a ticket worth $2 million was sold in lake mary. wesh 2 has learned a 19-year-old man matched all of the numbers except the powerball. $5,000 for selling that to get. across the state, 11 players one $1 million each. jim: it will take a lot to sort this out. the stretch of chilly days is about to change. tony mainolfi is tracking the potential, maybe even dangerous weather, heading our way. tony: let me show you the satellite recent patient. it does not look too impressive, but there is a nice spin across texas, and the water is a valuable tool when it comes to severe weather. typically you get the formation of a v, , but the tail and has
that will be the main around 7:00, 8:00 in the morning to about 1:00 in the afternoon. this will come through tonight before 3:00 in the morning. that will moisten things up, not worried about severe weather before 5:00 in the morning. we are in a marginal risk for severe storms tomorrow. for seeing a severe thunderstorm is about noon. damaging winds possible and heavy rain. this develops around 11:00. after midnight you can see the first round of rain. the main band sets up shop in :00 in the morning on the west coast. -- 8:00 in the morning on the west coast. in a few minutes, i will show you the greatest risk to this event. jim: thanks. it only took a jury a little
over two hours to find a marion county woman guilty of first degree murder, for the second time. angela: amber wright was given a second trial for charges she killed a local teen. wesh 2' s gail paschall-brown was there as the verdict was handed down. >> the defendant is guilty of murder in the first degree. gail: a new trial, but the same verdict for 19-year-old amber wright, for the murder of seath jackson marion county in 2011. wright' s mother tracey was in tears after the verdict. seath jackson' s mother said this while leaving the courthouse. sonia jackson: doesn' t matter how many times we have to go back in there and fight, we' ll keep doing it. gail: the state showed jurors through text messages wright, just 15 at the time, lured her ex-boyfriend to this summerfield home. amy berndt: there was clearly plan to murder seath, and if there' s a plan to murder someone , it is premeditated. gail: jackson was beaten, shot seveal times, his bones broken to fit into a sleeping bag, and his body burned in a fire pit nearby. his remains were put in paint
quarry. four other codefendants are serving life sentences. the state presented this never-before-shown recording of wright and two other co-defendants, inclulding her brother kyle hooper. amber wright: we were the ones that brought him down there. junior barrett: she did not know, none of these three people in the video knew that michael bargo was going to take things to the level he did. sonia jackson: it' s hard. it' s very hard. i can' t tell you how i made it though all this. i just get up every morning knowing that i have to fight for my son. gail: sentencings for amber wright is at february 23 at 10:00 a.m.. in marion county, gail paschall-brown, wesh 2 news. jim: amber wright' s brother, kyle hooper, is awaiting re-sentencing in the case. this came after an appellate court found that minors cannot
be sentenced to life without the possibility of parole. right now, a man is recovering at ormc. his van crashed into a maitland home this afternoon. chopper 2 was over the scene moments after impact. this is on the 500 block of lightning trail, near tuscarora trail. the maitland fire department says witnesses told them the driver was speeding, and lost control and hit the garage. no one was home at the time, but there is significant damage to both the van and the home. so far, no word on the condition of the driver. angela: a delivery man was wounded after gunfire erupted at an orange county apartment complex around noon today. he was hit in the leg by a stray bullet. wesh 2' s bob kealing is live near the scene at rio grande and americana with more. and bob, how badly was he hurt? bob: not bad, fortunately. this is where the shots were fired, on this busy corridor. investigators are telling us the man that was struck, this deliveryman, was trying to deliver appliances in a neighboring apartment complex.
as you are looking down that way, point to mile down the road -- .2 mile down the road. alan alonso: i was watching tv, and i heard six or seven shots. bob: alan alonso says gunfire erupted right outside his apartment, here at the front of the esplinade apartment clubhouse. shell casings littered the sidewalk a short distance from the busy intersection of rio grande and americana. deputies say a deliveryman sitting in a box truck at the andover place apartment complex down the road, was struck in the leg by a stray bullet. they detained one person in connection with the shooting, but the motive is still unclear. alan alonso: bullets can go anywhere. they don' t have no destination. lucky they weren' t shooting at the building, they were shooting down the street. bob: for a short time, the orange county school district confirms palmetto elementary, which is close to the back of the esplinade complex but not in the line of fire, was placed on lockdown. last week, three people were
place complex. that has some residents like patrick sarno on edge. >> you never know what can happen. bob: so it' s unsettling? >> ya. bob: with so much gunfire so close to home, alan alonso says he' s seen and heard enough. alan alonso: i guess it' s time to get out of the neighborhood. it' s never gonna stop. bob: deputies say this is already a high patrol area. they concentrate a lot of special operations in here. they were doing something else inside this complex, working another case earlier in the day. bottom line, this is ground zero for the area they patrol around here. bob kealing, wesh 2 news. angela: thanks, bob. some people in orange county say they' re relieved to have had their garbage picked up, two weeks after they took it to the curb. trash lined the streets at
neighbors say the truck missed them two weeks in a row. they were upset that their calls to the county were not making a difference, so they called wesh 2 for help. we called the county and were told the neighborhood is so new, it didn' t show up on the new haulers map. but, two trucks were sent out mid-afternoon to collect the missed trash. jim: some truly disturbing charges filed against a teen in brevard county. a 15-year-old os charged with -- a 15-year-old is charged with second degree murder. police say he killed his 1-year-old sister. sheriff' s deputies tell wesh 2 they found riley mullins in her cocoa home on sunday. she was unresponsive. she was taken to the hospital and pronounced dead. deputies say her older brother intentionally hit her, killing her. he' s in a juvenile detention center. he was convicted of murder, but now bessman okafor is fighting to save his own life. okafor was sentenced to death for killing alex zaldivar during a home invasion in orange county in 2012. but a recent supreme court ruling on florida'
penalty has renewed okafor' s hopes for life in prison. wesh 2' s greg fox joins us live at the orange county courthouse. greg, what is okafor' s argument? greg: because of the ruling a couple of days ago by the u.s. supreme court tossing out the death penalty guidelines, his attorney is arguing talking about in court and afterwards that the worst that should happen to him is a life prison sentence. state attorney' s job is to make sure we execute this man. greg: rafael zaldivar stood in front of the courthouse just minutes after a hearing on the status of the case involving bessman okafor, the man convicted of murdering rafael' s sp on. that was back in september 2012, and okafor' s sentence of death in november, brought relief to the zaldivar family. now, that confidence has been eroded by the supreme court' s ruling, outlawing floida' s death penalty sentencing guidelines, leaving rafael zaldivar to wonder if okafor will be put to death. rafael zaldivar: i'
m speaking for my family, and this is what we want. and this is what we have been fighting for three and a half freaking years. s attorney said he' ll use the supreme court ruling as part of his appeal, filed with the state supreme court, and believes okafor will avert a date with the death chamber. dean mosley: at worst he will face life in prison? at the end of all of this, at worst? i would say so. greg: state attorney jeff ashton argued outside the courthouse, the aggravating factors in okafor' s case will likely persuade the state' s high court to uphold his death sentence, but agreed, the state needs to make changes. jeff ashton: we are accepting the opinion for what it says. we' re going to work with the legislature on fixing the procedure so that all of our cases will be compliant with what the united states supreme court says. greg: the okafor case will not
we are expecting the transcripts from the sentencing a couple of months ago will not be ready for at least another month. they will be bundled up with a package of materials that his legal team isn' t sending by way of an appeal and shift onto tallahassee, which will likely not asking for the opening arguments in the case for at least a year. live in orlando, greg fox, wesh 2 news. angela: thousands of dollars worth of liquor has been stolen from a local nightclub, and police believe they' ve caught the man responsible. 43-year-old george goins was busted last night. he' s now charged with burglary and grand theft. police say he broke into orlando' s vain nightclub twice back in december. goins can apparently be seen on surveillance, filling a trash can with $4000 worth of liquor. police say then sold it on the streets. he went before a judge today. jim: coming up, a twist in the investigation into the killing of a central florida woman. angela: today detectives released new evidence, which they say proves the woman' s husband killed her. the new charges he is now facing.
plus, a warning from health officials. cases of an infectious virus are on the rise. jim: and school leaders in one central florida district say students are being asked to wake way too early. details on the push to make the school bell, ring a bit later. you are watching wesh 2 news at 5:00. tony: we are watching pressure organizing and the gulf of mexico. we will get light rain tonight, maybe some thunder. this will pass through the early
angela: right now at 5:00, a debate over school start times in orange county. jim: tonight members of the school board are meeting are trying to figure out if some students are being asked to show up for class, too early. there are some who want to change the time students in 9th through 12th grade are asked to come to school. currently, there are eight different plans to shift the start time back. right now all of orange county' s high schools ring the bell before 7:30. changing this could wind up costing the district. one plan requires about $48 million to pull off. more buses may have to be purchased.
some board members say they want to push start times as close to 8:00 a.m. as possible. angela: more than two thousand teachers rallied at the state capitol today, pushing for less focus on standardized tests in the classroom. the teachers came from all across florida, marching several blocks to the capital. they' re saying that the state has too many high-stakes tests, and teachers are not paid enough for their work. many say standardized tests aren' t beneficial to the students. the holly hill man accused of killing his wife will not get out of jail. jim: anibal muniz is charged with second degree murder. under law, he is eligible for bond, but as wesh 2' s claire metz found out, after hearing new evidence, a judge refused. >> certainly suggest a more sinister nature of the crimes. claire: calling new evidence he heard sinister, a judge ruled against setting a bond for murder suspect 42-year-old anibal muniz. muniz, who allegedly shot and killed his wife of less than a year, at their holly hill home in late october.
police say muniz told them the couple were arguing after the wife accused him of infidelity. the investigator on the case recounted what muniz allegedly said. >> she went for the gun, and they struggled for the gun and the gun went off. claire: but prosecutors say muniz claims he and his wife were face to face when the gun went off, hitting her once in the left chest. seconds later, the state says there was another shot, and the victim was hit in the back of the head. inconsistent, prosecutors say, with an accident. but he says it' during a struggle, but she' s her head. claire: the state also claims muniz was involved with an wife' s murder, and just weeks beneficiary, along with her son, on a life insurance policy. >> this was not malicious, it was not intentional, it was not with a depraved mind. claire: muniz' s defense attorney argued the shooting occurred after his wife, in a jealous rage, threatened to stab muniz and pointed out no one, including muniz, has made a life but the judge found the state' s
evidence compelling. >> i' m going to continue to hold the defendant in this case, mr. muniz, without bond. claire: the victim' s 19-year-old son by a previous marriage and a 6-year-old cousin were in the home at the time of the shooting, but didn' t witness it. in volusia county, claire metz, wesh 2 news. angela: the trial in the muniz case is set to begin in may. jim: weather has been so tame so far, but in the next few hours, that changes. tony: we have a storm system coming in in the next few hours, and another one on sunday. let' s go outside. s look at the fast-moving el nio storms treated we have some sunshine today. we were able to get to 70, down to 67 now. wind out of the east-northeast, and it will become more southeasterly over the next few we will watch this warm front as it lists north, with the rain shield west and north of tampa, we hear a little rumble of
number -- thunder, but i am not worried. we want to see area of low pressure getting better organized, it will cross our area late morning onto the afternoon hours. with some heating, we will see showers and thunderstorms and a line of thunderstorms race across by mid to late morning on to the early afternoon. that is our concern now as we get through the day on friday. currently 61 in ocala, 67 orlando, still 70 into city. -- kissimmee. temperatures will not fall too much. we will be around to 60 around 9:00 at 10:00. we actually rise after midnight as the front begins to lift northward. 55 in ocala, 61 early in orlando , and 65 in melbourne. let me show you futurecast. we' ll set this hour-by-hour. you can see the rain. there are seven a clock a.m. in the morning.
begin to pick up in intensity. nice line of thunderstorms here being advertised near ocala, 10:00 in the morning. everything congealing as it comes together, it becomes more of our work rain and wind maker. by 1:00, there will be risk for a thunderstorms that could produce a tornado, it will be orlando sanford, on south and west. as we go to 2:00 to 5:00, this will raise rapidly to the east. friday will be in good shape at night. it will be cooler, but the rain -- that is another big story. potentially two inches to three inches of rain. i will time it out again. 8:00 to 11:00 in the morning, ocala to the villages, and the end of that, 11:00 to new, daytona beach, orlando, kissimmee. right there in the red in brevard county. the greatest risk ob that wind and rain.
from 7:00 -- tornado risk from 7:00 to noon. make sure you have your brother -- weather radios ready to go. get that wesh 2 weather app. high temperatures low 70' s up north, mid 70' s orlando on south and west. seven-day forecast, we have another storm we have to watch. that is like a rapidfire, arrives on sunday. i will talk more in about 20 minutes. jim: a look inside the private journal of the man who opened fire inside a louisiana movie theater last summer. angela: plus, an up close look at a venomous sea snake, which hasn' t been seen in decades. and minnesota farmers celebrate a record. we explain next.
t likeli jim: new information the deadly louisiana movie theater shooting. police have released new documents about the gunman, john russell houser. the nearly 600-page report revealed his hatred of the united states government, news media and minorities. part of the report included a journal by houser himself praising accused charleston church massacre shooter dylann roof. two people died and nine others
were injured in the shooting, before houser took his own life. jim: angela: the first lawsuit against malaysia airlines for the disappearance of mh370 has been filed in the u.s. it comes as the statute of limitations for filing a claim against the airline looms, in early march. the flight disappeared almost two years ago with 239 people onboard. in august, a part of the missing jetliner was found on a beach. the lawsuit was filed in federal court in washington, d.c. by one of the victim' s sons. jim: a very rare and very venomous snake watches up on a california beach, the first one in decades. this is a highly venomous yellow bellied sea snake, normally found in much warmer water. it washed up on the northern end of coronado beach. experts believe this may have happened because of warmer waters brought on by the el nino phenomenon. right now there are no deaths to humans on record from those snakes. angela: last summer in minnesota was near-perfect to grow corn and soybeans, and now we' re learning records were broken.
farmers produced more corn than any other year in history. the u.s. agriculture department estimates the harvest at 1.43 billion bushels, 4% more than the previous state record set in 2012. i think it was just 1.4 billion bushels. jim: either way, it is really cold there right now. angela: wesh 2 news at 5:30 is next. jim: stewart moore joins us now with a look what' s coming up in our next half hour. stewart: jim, angela, right now we are following the latest from orlando police, who are investigating a homicide. a body was found outside a popular local nightclub. wesh 2 is on the scene with new information about the person who was killed. plus, under arrest. italian police nab the man they say killed a florida woman. the evidence police found that led them to his front door. and wesh 2 is there as the man suspected of hitting a 3-year-old with his car bonds
a body turns up in front of a nightclub. angela: matt grant joins us from the scene on the search for the killer. matt: there are a few clues in this case. we know a body was found in this grassy area right behind guilt nightclub. you can still see crime tape still on the ground as police search for whoever did this. nightclub and behind a bridge club where -- next to a nightclub and behind a bridge club, detective had no determined -- now determined that this man was murdered. gue the death is being investigated as a homicide. i -- >> i saw a helicopter. matt: detectives questioned two homeless men, looking for any clues.
taylor' s body was found around 1:30 on wednesday afternoon. the victim was known to hang out on the west side of town near john young parkway and colonial. there is nothing tying taylor to this part of town, and they think he was killed somewhere else and his body dumped here. >> on friday nights, they are planning parties. i have never seen anything strange. this is amazing. matt: taylor had just gotten out of prison for of burglary grand theft. calls connected to this case. it is so unusual -- >> extremely unusual. extremely unusual. matt: very unusual. if you have any information, call crime line at 1-800-423-tips. angela: thank you for that update. stewart: let' s talk about the
angela: it looks like we are looking at severe weather. tony: we have a pretty potent air yeah of low-pressure organizing near southeast texas and houston. you get some systems near central florida, you run the risk of severe weather. we might get a quick lap of thunder, not worried about severe weather. that is this energy down there. it is this that we will see rocketing to the east-northeast. this will provide us with a line of strong and potentially severe thunderstorms with damaging winds. the severe storms predictions and has put us at eight marginal risk for an isolated severe storm -- an isolated severe storm. we have got from 35 miles an hour as the front comes through,
by ocala at lunchtime, we have strong winds. i will timeout the wind and a tornado threat coming up in just a couple minutes. >> and now your winning powerball number, it is number 10. stewart: and just like that, the largest powerball jackpot is world history was determined. the winners of the more than $1.5 billion prize was determined by those six numbers and tonight, we know three tickets matched those digits. angela: we don' t know the names of the three winners, but we know the tickets were sold in california, tennessee, and to make things really exciting, right here in central florida. stewart: we all got excited. it was sold near melbourne beach, at a publix which has started to see a lot of activity in the hours since the announcement was made. wesh 2' s dan billow reports. >> people are going to try to
dan: this man hopes that the winner is assembling a team. a financial planner, a cpa, an estate planner, and, of course, a real estate attorney like himself. he' s like many others in this one-traffic-light town who welcome the attention. michael sullivan: that' s all good. i' m delighted that it got sold in this area. put this area on the market and let the people come and spend their money. dan: they' re delighted at the ocean 302 restaurant. char macdonald: we were tickled it was melbourne beach. we had to tell people at home it wasn' t us. dan: you might think people in this little town with an everyone-knows-everyone-else lifestyle would find distasteful the media hordes and the potential sharks and scammers looking for the winner. not so. anna kane: i think it' s fun. i think it' s a good thing. it' s drawing attention to the community, and i see nothing wrong with it. i think its great. dan: the feel here is too laid-back for people to be uptight. even jon lack' s advice comes with an easygoing qualifier. jon lack: you' re gonna have a hard time messing it up. there' s just too much money there to really be able to blow
angela: you hope so. that was dan billow reporting. a suspect has now been arrested in the murder of a florida woman in italy. 25-year-old tidiane cheik diaw is now charged in the death of 35-year-old ashley olsen. officers say he is an immigrant from senegal. olsen was found dead in her apartment in florence on saturday. the medical examiner says she suffered two fractures to her head before she was strangled. diaw' s dna was reportedly found at the scene. he was also found with olsen' s cell phone in his possesion. lawyers for diaw says he fought with olsen after they had consensual sex, but says he left her alive. stewart: tonight, we know the name of the 14-year-old who was hit and killed by a car last night in orange county. police say michael rodriguez of orlando was trying to cross john young parkway around 7:30 last night, when he was hit. this happened near oak ridge road. two others were with him, but were able to make it to the median. troopers says rodriguez was hit by one car, then tossed into the path of another car. both drivers stayed at that
scene and are working with investigators. so far, no charges have been filed. the man police say hit a 3-year-old with his car and then left the scene, is now out of jail. billy joe gibson bonded out of the orange county jail last night, but didn' t say anything to our cameras. he ran away, as you saw their. re. police say gibson hit the boy on monday night, after he walked out into the street to buy an ice cream cone from a food truck. when gibson was arrested, he apparently told police he was driving on a suspended license, and that' s why he left. the boy was treated and released from the hospital on tuesday. angela: a brevard county judge will not get a new hearing from the florida supreme court. judge john murphy lost his job, following this courtroom outburst. >> if you want to fight, let' s go out back. angela: murphy says that confrontation was a result of his suffering from post traumatic stress disorder. when he was fired, the court listed that it was for disciplinary reason. he was trying to get a hearing to change the reason for medical, but now no
in just a matter of hours, the donald trump leads in the polls. stewart: his national lead has jumped to 33%. he is ahead of ted cruz, who has 30% of the growth -- votes. in a few hours, the republicans running for president will face in a debate, the very first of 2016. the candidates are meeting in south carolina. angela: aixa diaz reports. aixa: tonight, several republican candidate take the primetime stage in charleston, south carolina. >> republicans are always wondering what donald trump will say next. aixa: donald trump enters the debate as the front writer -- front runner with ted cruz hot on his heels. >> they are trying to mix it up. we have seen a from crews --
from trump, but not ted cruz. aixa: also jeb bush, marco performances. these days. >> i think i have a unique voice to not have me in the part. rand paul did not qualify. he was invited to the earlier debate, but he is not going. paul: to be sent back to the little kids table, it is devastating. aixa: there is still one more debate before the iowa caucuses. stewart: the democrats will also meet to debate in south carolina. nbc' s lester holt will moderate the event with andrea mitchell on sunday night. you can catch the debate right here, on wesh 2.
following breaking news, new information on a triple murder from a local sheriff' s office. angela: two people are under arrest, but the search is not over. meredith: two arrests have been made in the gruesome murder of two people in polk county. grady judd rounding -- found two killers, but they are searching for two others. they arrested two miami men they said it kills three people and shot another inside a lakeland home on january 6. strong warning to the two others still on the run. judd: we are coming after you. our colleagues from the miami dade are coming after you. we are going to find you, we are going to put you in prison for the rest of your lives. do not sleep well. meredith: there is a $10,000 reward for information leading to new arrest.
stewart: florida senators are moving forward with a plan to revamp the state' s mental health and substance abuse treatment systems. supporters of the bill say the systems are too fragmented, and need better coordination with state leaders. it' s aimed at getting more people access to care. the key part of the bill is a "no wrong door" policy, letting people get the treatment they need no matter how they enter the system. angela: tomorrow a volusia county judge will rule whether the trial of luis toledo will begin next week, or be delayed. toledo is accused of killing his wife and her two children back in 2013. the bodies were never found. prosecutors are seeking the death penalty, but just this week, the supreme court ruled that florida' s death penalty is unconstitutional. they now want a delay to figure out how to proceed, but toledo' s attornies want the trial to begin, and the possibility of a death sentence taken off the table. >> the only reason not to proceed is so that mr. toledo can have the death penalty imposed on him. if that happens, we are trying -- you know, we are going to try
to defend him. angela: when the trial does begin, it will be held in st. augustine. sheriff' s deputies in lake county say a suspected burglar led them to a drug house. take a look at 21-year-old antonio walters. police say he burglarized a home on apiary road in grand island yesterday. neighbors apparently spotted him, called deputies, who say they caught him with two laptops, an x-box, and marijuana. walters allegedly told police the house he broke into is a drug house. so deputies went back to the home to investigate his claims, and wound up arrested two people who live there. joshua kearney and adriana garcia are now charged with possession of marijuana with intent to distribute. stewart: the big top is getting a little smaller. this is your last chance to see the elephants at the ringling brothers and barnum and bailey circus before they retire in may. the circus accelerated its plans to phase them out for good by 2018. for decades animal rights activists have accused the circus of treating the elephants cruelly. circus officials deny that and say criticism had nothing to do
with their decision. the elephants will go to a conservation center in polk county where their blood samples will be used to help research pediatric cancer. coming up, cases of an infectious virus are on the rise. we' ll tell you how to keep yourself healthy. angela: plus, a deadly outbreak of severe weather down under.
angela: it looks like geography plays a big role in teen vaccination rates for the hpv virus. researchers at temple university found young women living in hispanic communities were more likely to have gotten at least one dose of the vaccine, than those in white or african american areas. economic factors also played a large role. women in poor areas had higher vaccination rates than their peers in wealthier neighborhoods. cases of mono are on the rise nationwide. it' s a very contagious virus, and doctors say they' re seeing more of it. stewart: the symptoms are often confused with the flu, especially in its early stages. wesh 2' s michelle imperato explains the signs you should
look out for. michelle: mononucleosis is oftentimes called the kissing disease because the virus is transmitted through saliva. brenda sonnier is a nurse practitioner. she says mono can also be spread through coughing, sneezing, or sharing utensils and dishes with an infected person. brenda sonnier: it presents exactly like the flu. you have extreme fatigue, you have fever, you have body aches, and most of the time, it is diagnosed as the flu first. michelle: you might also notice swollen lymph nodes in your neck and armpits. sonnier says mononucleosis usually is not serious, but it can last for weeks, even months. a diagnosis comes through a blood test. brenda sonnier: there is no treatment. you have to rest, drink plenty of fluids, and just get back to your normal routine. it' s a virus, it' s going to have to run its course. michelle: the infection is only contagious in the early stages. brenda sonnier: you' re contagious the first two to four
s when you have to not kiss anybody or drink after or before anybody. michelle: most people who have mono only get it once. rarely though, symptoms can show up again months or even years later. we checked with the orange county health department, and they tell us there have been no reported outbreaks in the county. but that doesn' t mean there are no cases locally. because mono isn' t a reportable disease, doctors are not required to report a diagnosis to the health department. michelle imperato, wesh 2 news. stewart: a round of severe thunderstorms turned deadly in australia' s capital city today. a man was killed and his passenger was seriously hurt when a falling tree crushed their car in sydney. winds gusted up to 76 miles an hour in the area near the country' s busiest airport. a number of flights were delayed as crews waited for the winds to die down. several homes were also damaged and power lines were ripped down. temperatures in the city were back up to 102 degrees this afternoon.
anything like that, but it is a possibility for severe weather tomorrow. tony: if we see a tornado tomorrow, it will be from 7:00 a.m. to about 1:00 in the afternoon. we will break all of that down for you in a second. the rain will arrive after midnight tonight. with severe weather, if it is going to happen, after 7:00 in the morning. that does not happen overnight. that is one good thing. especially if you do not have weather radios and you go to bed. 64 degrees, temperatures will not follow whole lot because we have the advancing area of storminess. we have the southwesterly flow already taking up water vapor. that will give us some rain after midnight. that is what we are watching, this little ball of energy with the fast-moving area of low pressure. this will go north of i 10 late tonight and during the day tomorrow. that will ramp up the chances
look at storms blowing into south central louisiana. this will develop southward and be forced eastward as the strong upper-level winds take this energy and pull it our way. as we look at that severe weather threat, most concern for us with a tornado, 7:00 a.m. maybe as late as 1:00 in the afternoon. the wind damaged gust a concern as well. raina south of orlando. temperatures outside tonight, you are in good shape. we are not worried about rain, at least not before midnight. hour-by-hour through the midnight hour, temperatures falling into the upper 50' s to near the 60 degree mark. 55 ocala, 57 palm coast, 57 melbourne. let' s timeout this activity from 5:00 in the morning on. the vestiges of any energy coming from the gulf around 7:00 a.m., and a flight from the south and the actual piece of energy coming in -- they are
that will happen until 12:00 and 1:00. at once they merge, the canada threat -- the tornado threat goes away. around 1:00, 2:00, it comes together. at that point, it is a damaging heavy wind event with some heavy rain. the greatest rainfall potential down south, one to as much as three inches. timeline once again, comes in 8:00 to 11:00, i-4, maybe as late as 1:00. by noon, 2:00, this is moving through brevard county. the greatest concern is the wind and the rain. the tornado threat is there, but it is low. the best chance is before noon time. the forecast highs, dusty winds, -- gusty winds. another round of severe weather in occurrence for sunday. we' ll watch that carefully.
stewart: a large boulder that was blocking part of a northern california highway has been blown up. this massive boulder was blocking park of highway 50 following a rockslide in a community southwest of lake tahoe. the california highway patrol says one car was damaged when the boulder originally fell, but no injuries were reported. our moms have always told us to eat our vegetables to stay healthy. angela: i say that every day. but now new research suggests it' s more than true. one study found that eating vegetables could help cut your risk of glaucoma, which is the leading cause of blindness. people who consumed the most green leafy vegetables were 20% to 30% less likely to develop the condition. researchers say these vegetables contain high amounts of dietary nitrate, which helps with blood circulation. liberia is about to be told that it is ebola free. west africa appears to finally be over the epidemic that left more than 11,000 people dead since it began in 2014. although sierra leon had the highest number of ebola cases,
liberia according to world health organization. in total, the outbreak infected 28,637 people around the world, killing 11,315 of them. stewart: border patrol agents in texas found a big surprise while inspecting a shipment of carrots. take a look at this. they found 2,000 pounds of marijuana hidden in the shipment. agents came across the trailer last sunday as it was coming from mexico. the marijuana has an estimated street value of half a million dollars. angela: that does not even look like real carrots. i am not impressed. stewart: sends el chapo got anything. angela: wesh 2 news at 6:00 is straight ahead. stewart: meredith mcdonough joins us. meredith: polk county sheriffs say three people were slaughtered, and now they know who did it. a local delivery man is caught in the crossfire. he was hit by a stray bullets. we are learning more about the
t have no destination. meredith: an innocent delivery man shot on the job. what we' ve learned about the local area known as ground zero for criminal activity. >> it' s unbelievable. now we' re on world news, somebody knows us now. jim: powerball fever. three people win the jackpot, and one of those winning tickets was sold in central florida. right now wesh 2 news is in the middle of a quiet little local town that has catapulted into the limelight. meredith: trash torment. >> i' m not going to put all this trash in my garage and smell up my garage, there' s no way. meredith: tonight, wesh 2 works to find out why one orange county neighborhood has not had their garbage picked up since last month. announcer: local, live, late-breaking. this is wesh 2 news at 6:00 in high definition. jim: first tonight on wesh 2 news at 6:00, a stray bullet sends a local deliveryman to the hospital. good evening i' m jim payne. meredith: i' m meredith mcdonough. he was hit by a bullet that was fired down the street outside a different apartment complex. jim: it' s actually the second shooting in as many weeks along the busy corridor at rio grande and americana boulevard. wesh 2'